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The Structure of Engineering Revolutions

This course features a selection ofstudent projects, as well asassignmentsand other materials used by the students in the course.6.933J / STS.420Jprovides an integrated approach to engineering practice in the real world. Students of 6.933J / STS.420Jresearch the life cycle of a major engineering project, new technology, or startup company from multiple perspectives: technical, economic, political, and cultural.Research involves interviewing inventors, reading laboratory notebooks, evaluating ...

Start Date: Sep 01, 2001 Topics: General Engineering
Cost: Free

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This course features a selection ofstudent projects, as well asassignmentsand other materials used by the students in the course.6.933J / STS.420Jprovides an integrated approach to engineering practice in the real world. Students of 6.933J / STS.420Jresearch the life cycle of a major engineering project, new technology, or startup company from multiple perspectives: technical, economic, political, and cultural.Research involves interviewing inventors, reading laboratory notebooks, evaluating patents, and looking over the shoulders of engineers as they developed today's technologies. This subject is for students who recognize that technical proficiency alone is only part of the formula for success in technology.

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  • Dates: Sep 01, 2001 to Dec 20, 2001
  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Prof. David Mindell
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: MIT OCW
  • Topics: General Engineering

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About MIT OCW: MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

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